Post:Archivist document - 6/10/2003 - 23:51:06

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Archivist document · on 6/10/2003 11:51:06 PM 48
For those who were unable to attend SimuCon, following is the text of the journal entry that was read at the Empath seminar. The information that was provided regarding this journal is that it was found during an expedition to Throne City, in the ruins of the Imperial Healers Guild. The journal was badly damaged, nearly unsalvageable. However, one entry was partially translated:

"We agreed. We should have never have retreated so far from society as to allow what has happened to happen. We grew apart in our power, as our power made us grow apart. Now it is too late. We can no longer live amongst the beings of this world. We can barely tolerate contact with one another, even at such distances, yet we cannot be alone. Never alone. We, who healed so many, can never be healed. Our gifts have grown too strong to be blocked, or even dulled for more than moments. And yet, we must face up to our responsibilities. One of us shall be chosen, and we shall cast that one out, may we somehow forgive ourselves for such an act. That one shall be tasked to do what must be done, while sanity and power remains. The children must be free. Only in freedom can there be growth and development. That which was begun must never be allowed to take place. The one tasked shall ensure that those with the knowledge eradicate all such from the records, before they themselves must forget. The power that allows so much must be channeled and lessened in others. The empathy cannot be removed from the children to come, but it must be channeled only into the transference of injuries, so as to prevent it from growing too great, as it has with us. Safeguards must be put in place, and some shall be designated to ensure that they are followed, so that the future is secured from such peril. We can only hope that our designated Guardian shall be able to do what must be done successfully. I pray it won't be me..."

GM Reexa

PS I mentioned it already before but will say again: GM Vaschon's help with creating the original documents is highly appreciated.

This message was originally posted in The Empaths / Game Master and Official Announcements, by DR-REEXA on the forums.